Sunday, January 22

Eclipse Award winners 2016



Horse of the Year: California Chrome

Older dirt male: California Chrome

Older dirt female: Beholder

Three-year-old Male: Arrogate

Three-year-old Filly: Songbird

Two-year-old Male: Classic Empire

Two-year-old Filly: Champagne Room

Male sprinter: Drefong

Female sprinter: Finest City

Male turf horse: Flintshire

Female turf horse: Tepin

Steeplechase horse: Rawnaq

Owner: Juddmonte Farms

Breeder: WinStar Farm LLC

Jockey: Javier Castellano

Apprentice jockey: Luis Ocasio

Trainer: Chad Brown

California Chrome also won the NTRA Moment Of The Year Award - Dubai World Cup win.



Unfortunately the ceremony turned sour towards the end when during the Horse Of The Year award California Chrome's co owner Perry Martin made a crazy speech attacking writers and had to be played off by the band. See for yourself here:

 
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